ANDHRA PRADESH

National convention

HYDERABAD, FEB. 26. The first national convention of the women staff of Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) will be held at Tirupati on March 28 and 29.

The All-India Regional Rural Bank Employees Association secretary, S. Venkateswar Reddy, in a statement here said that participants from 196 RRBs in the country are expected to attend the two-day convention. The Speaker of the dissolved Assembly, Pratibha Bharathi, will be the chief guest. A public meeting will be organised to coincide with the convention on March 28 in which more than 5,000 women from self-help groups will take part.